Milford Haven

Events

Whaling

Approx. 1790

Royal Navy Dockyard

1802

Coal gas

1820

Developed for street lighting by Murdoch

Fishing

1849

Specifically herring

Sybil steam roller

27th September 1888

First vessel to enter Milford Docks

World War 1

1914 - 1918

World War II

1939 - 1945

First oil terminal opened

1960

First oil refinery opened

1960

Hydrocarbons

1960

Marine Conservation

1970

Recreational Activities

1991 - Present

For example, museum, sailing etc.

Sea Empress

15 February 1996

Seam empress ran aground causing oil spill

Renewable energy

Approx. 2010 - Present